Steve Keim

Info & Stats:  Arizona Cardinals General Manager

All Topics: NFL Draft | Selecting Robert Nkemdiche in the first round | Changes they made in evaluation | Nkemdiche evaluation | Nkemdiche getting a ‘D’ grade of character | Getting to know Nkemdiche off the field | Nkemdiche wanting a Panther | Pass rush now with Nkemdiche and Chandler Jones | Selecting Texas A&M cornerback Brandon Williams in the third round | Williams’ upside | Williams being a running back until his senior year | Success in later years in recent history | Smaller school guys | Playoff loss to Carolina

May 3rd 2016

Steve on the grade they gave Robert Nkemdiche’s character off the field: “D.”

Sept 25th 2015

All Topics: 2-0 | Bruce Arians warning the team they’re not bleep | Arians does a good job of keeping these guys grounded | Palmer coming back from knee injury | Palmer’s work ethic | Thinks Palmer’s better now than before his injury | His and Arians working relationship | He and Bruce staying in their own lane | Roster moves | Chris Johnson | CJ the person | John Brown | Brown in Year 2 | Larry Fitzgerald | Honoring Adrian Wilson this weekend |

Steve’s sales pitch to free agents: “Why not in the valley.”

Steve Keim

May 6th 2015

All Topics: NFL Draft | D.J. Humphries | Improving their offensive line | 4th round pick Rodney Gunter’s story | The balance between character and talent | Getting to know players at the combine | If a player doesn’t love football they won’t take him | Larry Fitzgerald and Patrick Peterson | Tyrann Mathieu | John Carlson’s retirement | Carson Palmer’s return | Palmer has a chip on his shoulder | Wells Report |

Steve on Tyrann Mathieu: “He’s completely bought in since he’s in been here.”

Steve Keim

Apr 28th 2014

All Topics: The NFL Draft being pushed back | Relishes the extra days he gets to look at more prospects | Deep draft | Best player available approach for the draft | Free agency | Happy with whom they got in free agency | Carson Palmer’s improvement | Surprised Antonio Cromartie was available | Confidence level in our locker room | Tyrann Mathieu’s rookie season | Mathieu’s rehab is ahead of schedule | Tyrann is a gym rat

Steve on their approach to the NFL Draft: “Best player available.”

Steve Keim

Apr 12th 2013

All Topics: Feeling good about the direction of the organization | Naming Bruce Arians coach | Arians being a competitor | NFC West | Building the defensive front | Free Agency | Aggressive approach with free agents | Not wanting to play games with the free agents | Rashard Mendenhall | Acquiring Carson Palmer | Studying Palmer | Palmer’s future | The guys on the outside for Palmer | Carson fits Bruce’s offense to a tee | Letting go of Adrian Wilson | Making the call to Adrian | Needing to do what’s best for the organization |

Steve on letting veteran safety Adrian Wilson go: “Probably, the hardest call I’ve ever had to make.”

Steve Keim

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